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Lavinia House

23A, Simon Abeywickrama Mawatha | Mount Lavinia, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #54 of 86 Colombo B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Palolem, India
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

stayed there just for two days and then left to lavinia beach hostel - much nicer and cheaper!! what to say? fan not working, bed broken down, shower and toilet terrible and not functional . . need a painting and a repairing session

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

A very basic place , no luxury but clean and helpful staff ! Good proximity to near by places. In the centre of mount lavinia so you can stroll around and will have a nice evening .Transport can be arranged by the staff on request.

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Palma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Basic guesthouse with friendly staff. No luxury but at a budget price you get all you need. Has a good Wifi connection. Owner is very helpful and provides all the information needed to go around. Close to the beach and the train station.

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Bournemouth
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Where do I start. We stayed here beginning of February and have noticed some of the original photos have been taken down from the Agoda site we booked through. When we booked there were photos of a different hotel on the website, Mount Lavinia House. If you compare them to the real hotel you will see why we were so... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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82 reviews 82 reviews
43 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I would say that for the money it's worth it. You are not paying for comforts like A/C etc so keep this in mind for someone on a tight budget this place ticks many boxes. The rooms are adequate although it can get a bit hot without A/C. The location however is great in the centre of Mount Lavinia where... More 

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

With a common area containing some couches, magazines, a big table and a TV the manager was watching himself, the place has a really homely feeling. The manager was nice and helped my to find my way around for diner and to move on by train. Rooms are simple but good. Located in Mt. Lavinia, around are endless streets full... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Spent one night there with cocroaches running in very neglected bathroom, having to listen to nearby local celebration to early morning hours, fighting with mosquitos. Electricity only for US plugs. Visit only if you have no other choice. The neighbourhood should offer a lot of alternatives.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Fantastic owners, making you part of the family. Helped me to book and plan a 6day trip over the country for a good price. to qute them "People need people, specially when you travel alone". Rooms are very basic but with towels, clean sheets etc. The wifistrength is strongest on the bottomfloor and the more walls between you and the... More 

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Roedvig, Denmark
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Simpel rooms, but clean. If you only need a place to sleep it's fine. Free wii fii. The maneger and the staff ar everyone helpfull and polite. It.s nerby the City but in a very carm area. The sheeds and towels are clean .

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